Shaune Johnson spent 5 years in Pennsylvania’s foster care system.
Shaune is ambitious, a hip hop fanatic, a basketball player … and a foster kid.
Shaune was removed from his mother at the age of 12 years old. He was placed with his uncle, along with his 3 brothers, for five years. In 2008, he became the first person from his family to attend college. He is the director of public relations for his local NAACP. Shaune is the design director for Building Bridges, a student organization where young people come together to talk about different types of diversity, and is active member of the student community on his school campus. He is currently a senior with a 3.077 GPA at Slippery Rock University, majoring in Communications.